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into communications from a place inside the united states on u.s. territory you have to have -- you have to do it under either fisa authority or what's called transit authority, but in general you can't just both collect information that would reside in a database of yahoo! or google. if you're doing it from overseas different rules apply. you're not relying on statutory authority. you're not relying on the fisa court. instead you're relying solely on presidential authority under executive order 12333 and there the rules are a little bit different and when you're tapping into a foreign access point you're allowed to presume legally dps you're the n.s.a.s that the people using that
're seeing things in special formats that are used by google
denied by the obama administration, appears in the "washington post." it says u.s. intelligence agencies have gained access to hundreds of millions of google and yahoo user accounts by secretly tapping into company data centers. late today, six top tech companies-- yahoo, google, aol, apple, microsoft and facebook-- sent a letter to congress, calling for enhanced privacy protections. barton gellman broke the story for "the washington post."
letters to congress asking for more transparency. but how do they protect us? >> well, google and yahoo! are responding in slightly different ways. google executives are clearly openly very angry about this. and engineers i've talked to who are closely familiar with google's internals were, as i said? the story, quite profane they exploded in these very angry reactions when they realized what was being done to them and google is accelerating the efforts to encrypt the traffic that flows between those data centers. yahoo! simply gave a statement that it was not aware of and did not cooperate in any of this and it has not had efforts to
collaboration with the british government. is that it? >> right. they're using a -- what they call a signal intelligence address or activity designateor which just means a place and program from which they're tapping the data. we don't know where it is. we don't know exactly how it is. the evidence we have-- besides them saying so in their own documents that they're doing it sds that they are seeing things that don't exist on the public internet. that exist only in the cloud that belong to google or belong
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: embassies used as spying outposts in asia; tapping into google and yahoo's internal networks. new reports on the breadth of n.s.a. surveillance stoke outrage at home and abroad. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this thursday, iraq's prime st vits washington asking for help to stem a recent spate of bloodshed. >> ifill: and while abraham lincoln is widely revered as the man who kept the union together, a new book looks at his little known legacy as a ground- breaking foreign-policy president. >> lincoln had to deal with a series of crises over the course of his presidency from france, from britain, from spain, even russian ships showed up off the atlantic coast. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved econo
president mohammed morsi was ousted in july. the u.s. and afghanistan have reached an agreement governing american troops and contractors who stay past 2014, when the official nato combat mission ends. it sets out troop numbers and conditions under which they'll operate. secretary of state john kerry confirmed today that a deal was reached, but he gave no details. he also denied reports that the u.s. will apologize for civilian deaths. >> let me be clear. president karzai didn't ask for an apology, there was no discussion of an apology. there will be... there is no... i mean, it's just not even on the table. we have agreed to language to be submitted to a loya jirga and they have to pass it. >> ifill: the loya jirga, or gathering of afghan elders, opens tomorrow in kabul. joseph paul franklin, a serial killer who targeted blacks and jews in the late 1970s, has been put to death in missouri. he was executed by lethal injection this morning. in addition to the murders, franklin admitted shooting civil rights leader vernon jordan, who survived the attack and "hustler" magazine publisher larr
he needs us. >> baltimore's humane society and pets for patriots are helping. service members get 10% off spaying or neutering and a 20% off vet care. >>> all right. one of the veterans being honored this veteran's day makes up half of the remarkable couple living in dundalk. >> they have a story of love, war and marriage that has endured for 70 years. rosie leftwich tells us how world war ii changed their lives. >> reporter: a skinny kid from pasadena got a job at a women's dress factory for $7 a week. one of his new friends advised him to ride a street car to go to a birthday party for his cousin willie mae. >> my sus sin aid you're -- cousin said you're not supposed to ask a boy to dance. i said i don't know. she was 15. he had just turned 18 eye think i fell for her a lot harder than she fell for me. >> you were persistent. >> right, right. >> very cool. >> she was a little beauty. >> reporter: they dated for two years on and off. they wanted to get married but things were expensive back then and he wanted to make more money. those dreams changed with the war. >> come on, men,
. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the most powerful storm on earth this year has hit the central philippines with sustained winds of nearly 200 miles an hour. thousands of residents were forced to evacuate, and officials warned of catastrophic damage. hours before landfall, the typhoon was already dumping heavy rain. the target area included a province devastated by an earthquake last month. trans fats could soon disappear from the american diet. the food and drug administration wants to ban the artery clogging substance found in processed foods from margarine to cookies to frozen pizza. the f.d.a. says that could prevent nearly 7,000 deaths from heart disease each year. we'll have more on th
for several deaths in the u.s. rolled up the eastern seaboard today, threatening to snarl thanksgiving travel. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this tuesday, the bloody civil war in syria. the main rebel group announced it will skip upcoming peace talks and vowed to keep up the battle against president bashar al-assad's forces. >> ifill: and our thanksgiving week series on food continues with a profile of award-winning cookbook writer paula wolfert, now caught between her love of food and her battle with alzheimer's. >> i can't remember what i read i know what the dish is supposed to taste like, i just don't remember the amounts. i can't... i can't remember. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these in
president hamid karzai complicated a key security agreement with the u.s., telling tribal leaders it should not be finalized until next year. >> ifill: plus, some familiar faces look back at the assassination of president john f. kennedy. >> the air was filled with the most incredible screaming. it was like choirs all singing out of tune. >> woodruff: robert macneil and jim lehrer were both there 50 years ago, covering that fateful day in dallas. >> what the kennedy assassination did for me was forever to keep me aware of the fragility of everything. three rounds fired in 15 seconds changed the course of history. >> woodruff: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and...
to collect information from u.s. facilities because lots of foreign traffic passes through there. now, we have not added restrictions because a lot of americans' traffic passes through foreign switches. we now have this global internet and so you can be sitting in boise and log on to your yahoo! account or your google account and you're actually talking to a server in finland which is getting information from a data center in south america. so the information in your account is being synchronized across the data centers so as it moves across you can have five years of e-mails packaged up moving across the wire and this program will intercept it. whether they keep it and under what circumstances, all those
, education, medicine, and corresponding ukrainian standards are good for us. >> sreenivasan: e.u. leaders flatly blamed russia for the deal's disintegration. russia had worked to derail it by threatening ukraine with giant gas bills and trade sanctions. protests also raged for a sixth day in thailand. some 1,200 anti-government demonstrators swarmed thai army headquarters in bangkok, appealing for help in overthrowing their prime minister. a separate group also marched on the u.s. embassy. thai prime minister yingluck shinawatra has proposed a dialogue with members of the opposition. but they've rejected the offer. nato officials in afghanistan have launched an investigation into a drone strike that killed a child and wounded two women. they say yesterday's airstrike targeted an insurgent in helmand province. the commander of u.s. and coalition forces in afghanistan called president hamid karzai to apologize for the civilian deaths. but karzai warned if such attacks continue, he will not sign a security deal with the u.s. to allow troops to stay in the country beyond 2014. a new report fr
million question. do these planets that orbit their stars in orbits that remind us of the earth, the size of the earth, do they actually have liquid water? >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the white house spent another day on the defensive today about whether it over- promised on its health care plan. president obama said americans would be able to keep their existing insurance, but insurers are canceling thousands of policies. lawmakers from both parties are now complaining about a process they say is at best unclear and at worst seriously
a century but on the bright side, the new demand could be a good thing for wines in the u.s. who put this newscast together? we've gone from pumpkins to wine, to beer, to oysters. this is great. >> so people like you, people who grew up and spent a lot of time at the pike's theater. >> now for the first time in more than 30 years we'll be spending time at the pike's theater. 3d screens. the people cannot wait. >> people have said we're so happy you opened. met my wife here, dated, met friends here. i used to book this from 1968 to 1974. so this was always a a test theater. it's about time somebody took a shot. >> in addition to the two theaters, it's a bar and grill, which means date night in one place. it opened up in 1937. >> i know where jamie's going for dinner. >> steamed oysters or on the half? on the half. you got to have them raw. >> oh, no. i kind of like them steamed. all right. to the south and east we have rain clearing out. had some deep contracts showers on this friday, first day of november. it was not exactly a cold rain. you see the last of it blowing offshore. a lar
of people. it looked like a parking lot last night so many people came into our community to help us. we had to finally shut the community down and say no more. we can't have if i more help. >> reporter: deadly storms from the same weather front raged across the midwest throughout the day on sunday. pulling trees out of the ground and flipping cars. >> it's hard. i couldn't even walk out here last night. i kept wanting to be inside. you get like a little depression mode. so i don't have that drive just of yet to let's go and rebuild again. >> illinois governor pat quinn ultimately declared disasters in seven counties. he too visited the town of washington today. >> it's very, very important that at this time we finish our search-and-rescue efforts all across our state to make sure there is no one in harm away. but upon completion of that, our mission now is to recover. and we will recover. we will prevail over-- these tornadoes. >> reporter: in addition to illinois twisters and damaging winds hit a dozen states. in this image from the national weather service, red dots symbolize more than 80
of the 1979 takeover of the u.s. embassy in tehran. tens of thousands of demonstrators packed the streets in a show of opposition to president rouhani recent open to the u.s. they stomped on the american flag and carried anti-american signs. >> thank god, the rally is more spirited than last year. some people said let's not chant death to america this year. it's not good for us. but the leader has said that it is a good thing for us to chant death to america. the world must see this. >> meanwhile talks over iran's nuclear program are set to resume thursday in geneva. the world bank is out with a study that finds cleaner cooking stoves could save a million lives a year, and slow global warming. the agency says many of the deaths are people in developing countries who cook indoors with wood or coal and breathe in smoke. it says the solution lies in stoves that burn less fuel-- or cleaner fuel-- and cost just a few dollars each. a federal trial began in milwaukee today on wisconsin's voter i.d. law. it's the latest flashpoint in a nationwide battle over such measures. the wisconsin law requi
. we headed into what's left. the soldier with us was a guide, not a guard. the people here could not have been more welcoming as they showed us the horrendous destruction. this location, normally a blessing, was on friday a terrible curse. there's nothing to the east of this town, other than thousands of miles of pacific ocean, and it was from there that the typhoon came. the most powerful storm ever recorded by man first encountered mankind right here and dealt a terrible blow. several people were killed here in a sports center designated as a shelter, a refuge that became a death trap as the typhoon blew the roof in. the monster storm killed at least 85 people. and the survivors still can't quite believe that they lived through it. vincent, what was it like? >> it was like-- it was like eye don't know. it was like sunawmy and earthquake at the same time. it shook all our walls. it took all our roof. it took everything out. we-- we were all wet. we were-- some were dead, because of the walls-- the walls crumbled down. i thought i was never going to see the morning. i thought i w
distressing to show. one identified, but all three as we find a group of men using a lorry taking away the dead. they fill the truck. when we speak to one of them, alexander dosina, he said six of corpses are his own family. his mother his wife and four children. four children you've lost? >> ( translated ): four children, one mother, one wife. >> reporter: it's difficult to comprehend the loss of life, of homes. difficult to understand how people can have faith when they have nothing left. >> ifill: a short time ago, i spoke to save the children's lynnette lim, who rode out the storm in tacloban, and is now in manilla to help coordinate relief efforts. lynnette we know you were in tacloban up until yesterday. tell us what you saw. >> after the storm had struck. everyone was inside and it was just a complete mess everywhere. our entire place was completely blackened. children and the family were coming out. obviously there was nothing much they could do. there was also no food, no water. they were dependent on the government to be able to provide all of the basic necessities but childr
. he is part of the group police using all the resources to round up tonight. >>> continuing coverage right nows tonight, annapolis mayoral elections no winner in the race. republican challenger, mike pat lee douse leads josh cullen, the race is closer now within 50 votes. board expected to consider 11 provisional ballots. . >>> the weather probably continuing to see passing fair weather clouds. nice looking friday night. heading to dinner, maybe a movie, put the layer on, the windchill factor is going to remain, nice and dry, nothing more than a couple of mixed flurry type showers west. we are try the rest of the night. the winds beginning to relent some. a stout breeze. we will be dropping sharply overnight. you will feel that. looks like a frozen dawn, 30-32 degrees. we will look at the weather maker towards next week coming up. >>> cline was struck by a car during a traffic stop along route 100 last month and recovering at rehab. the five 5á k is set for this sund, 10:00 a.m. in sykesville. 700 people have signed up. >> this doesn't show what family means to the maryland state p
. >> for us, within our organization, they are our target. this is where we start destabilizing them, cutting the head off this organized group and bringing them to justice. >> reporter: they gathered at the exact park the group held meetings. tonight it sat quiet. >> i thought it was important. where we had blood on our streets, we're sending back a message that we're taking back these locations. >> reporter: she has lived in this hear her life and has literally watched gangs take over. >> going down the street, you hear gunshots. you zoo know which way to go because you don't want to get hurt. then, yeah, that's concerning. >> reporter: many of those arrested face gang charges. seven are charged with first- degree murder for killing eight people. you might remember the story of 358 carlos williams, a comcast employee who was shot in his fan. at the time of his 2010 murder, the police would not confirm this was gang related. members of the black guerilla family killed him for hoping a drug rehab facility. >> the gang operates in various sects and groups around the city. this is a major piece
afghan president hamid karzai to sign a security deal without delay. the agreement would govern any u.s. troops who stay to train afghan units, after nato combat forces withdraw next year. afghan elders endorsed the pact sunday, but karzai insisted he'll leave it to his successor to sign after april's elections. a date and place for syrian peace talks are finally set: january 22 in geneva. the united nations announced it today. the talks will be the first between the syrian government and opposition since the civil war began, nearly three years ago. u.n. secretary general ban ki moon urged both sides to lay the groundwork for peace. >> even though the conference will take place in about eight weeks, all parties can and must begin now to take steps to help the geneva conference succeed, including toward the cessation of violence, humanitarian access, release of detainees and return of syrian refugees and internally displaced people to their homes. >> ifill: announcement of the talks came as the fighting raged on. more than 160 people were killed over the weekend, as rebels tried to break
. he told radio free europe he'd sign a deal with the u.s. if military raids on afghan homes end and if the u.s. helps restart peace talks with the taliban. he said, "whenever the americans meet these two demands of mine, i am ready to sign the agreement." that agreement would govern the future of american troops in afghanistan beyond 2014. the u.s. wants it signed by the end of the year, but karzai has said it can wait until next spring. a string of attacks across iraq left at least 36 people dead today. the violence ranged from suicide bombings to drive-by shootings to an assault on a police station. separately, police found the corpses of 13 men killed execution style in shi-ite neighborhoods of baghdad. the men had no identification on them and their legs and arms had been tied before they were shot in the head. one more person was rescued today from a sailboat that capsized in the bahamas, bringing the total rescues to 111. but officials estimate between 20 and 30 of the haitian migrants crammed on board died. u.s. coast guard video shows survivors clinging to the overloaded
greener. >> i mean, this is absolutely beautiful. it used to be a parking lot. now we've got trees. it's something that will really help the river. >> the back river project includes nine sites on both sides of the river. >> that's great and it's need. >>> now some big plans for our baltimore city. organizers and city leaders are calling it inner harbor 2.0 and it's all about taking it up to the next level. we're talking about a pedestrian bridge, green space, parks, playground, a grand entrance. i mean, those are just some of the improvements on the list. there are a lot of detailed plans but nothing specific and no timeline. now the mayor explains how the city decides what projects to get behind. >> by doing outcome budgeting that is zero based, we start with the -- we don't start with a presumption. it helps drive results. >> now the plan right now is to have you comment, all right and then present inner harbor 2.0 to the city's planning commission early next year. >>> all right. coach harbaugh said ed reed will always be a raven but there's in plans to bring him back. the houston t
ounce of people in the community wouldn't have liked it to us. >> and they gave it to us. they were wearing our clothes. so it's not just work to them but to us. it's how we make our money. >> sreenivasan: and, how norman rockwell mirrored america's ambitions and common values in his art. >> and a barber in montana suddenly had normal knockwell in common. >> sreenivasan: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> sreenivasan: americans at home and abroad celebrated the thanksgiving holiday today. the annual macy's thanksgiving day pa
, today we the people of dallas honor the life legacy and leadership of the man who called us to think not of our own interest but of our country's. we give thanks for his life and service. we offer condolences to his family. >> reporter: the mayor unveiled a new memorial, imprinted with words from a speech that president kennedy had been set to give in dallas. it also rained in the slain president's native boston, as governor deval patrick laid a wreath at the kennedy statue, outside the massachusetts statehouse. >> ♪ oh beautiful... ♪ america, america ♪ >> across the >> reporter: across the city, music marked the day at the john f. kennedy presidential library and museum. ♪ and excerpts of his speeches were read aloud, including the address to the nation on civil rights, in june of 1963, five months before the assassination. >> we are confronted primarily with a moral issue. it is as old as the scriptures and as clear as the american constitution. the heart of the question is whether all americans are to be afforded equal rights and equal opportunities. >> reporter: the rem
to take off the shoes and belts and the jackets. you can use the concourse d precheck in line if you are approved and if you are traveling from concourse a, b or c. >> all right. now update on the breaking news from last night. the gunman is dead after shots were fired inside a new jersey mall. one of the biggest in america. nobody was hurt but for the gunman identified by investigators as 20-year-old richard shoop. his brother believes he only wanted to hurt hills. >> the fact he shot in to the ceiling, we don't think he went in with the intent to shoot anyone. >> he intended to hurt nobody but himself. >> reporter: police say he killed himself with a rifle that he stole from his older brother. the garden plaza mall stayed close as police finished their investigation. >> tonight the community is coming together to raise money for the family of a firefighter killed by his girlfriend's ex. andrew hoffman and his girlfriend were killed. chris robinson then turned the gun on hippings. tonight a bar and grill is holding a fundraiser for the family. it starts at seven and 10% of the m
was reportedly killed today by a u.s. drone strike. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. also ahead on the program, a swarm of big-name politicians invade virginia, as a bitter race for governor hits the homestretch. >> from day one, it was all about how the other side was unfit to govern. and in some ways, what's happening, i think, is that voters, at least some of them, are starting to agree with both campaigns. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks are here to analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> my customers can shop around; see who does good work and compare costs. it can also work that way with healthcare. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely not with our health. that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> support also comes from carnegie corporat
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